Roman Catholic Diocese of Ávila


Roman Catholic Diocese of Ávila
Diocese of Ávila
Dioecesis Abulensis

Cathedral
Location
Country Spain
Metropolitan Valladolid
Statistics
Area 8,048 km2 (3,107 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
167,032
165,539 (99.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral de El Salvador
Current leadership
Bishop Jesús García Burillo

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ávila (Latin: Abulen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Ávila in the Ecclesiastical province of Valladolid in Spain.

Contents

History

  • 1100: Established as Diocese of Ávila

Leadership

  • Bishops of Ávila (Roman rite) after 1381


    • Diego de los Roeles (1381 - 1394)
    • Alfonso de Echea o de Córdoba (1395 - 1403)
    • Juan Rodríguez de Guzmán (1403 - 1424)
    • Diego Gómez de Fuensalida (1424 - 1436)
    • Cardinal Juan de Cervantes (1437 -19 August 1441, then bishop of Segovia)
    • Lope de Barrientos, O.P. (1441 - 1445)
    • Alonso I de Fonseca y Ulloa (1445 - 1454, then Archbishop of Seville)
    • Alonso Fernández de Madrigal, el Tostado (1454 - 1455)
    • Martín Fernández de Vilches (1456 - 1469)
    • Alonso Ulloa de Fonseca y Quijada. (1469 - 1485, then bishop of Cuenca)
    • Hernando de Talavera(1485 - 1493, then 1st Archbishop of Granada)
    • Francisco Sánchez de la Fuente (1493 - 1496)
    • Alonso Carrillo de Albornoz (1496 - 1514, deceased while holding office)
    • Francisco Ruiz, O.F.M. (14 July 1514 - 23 October 1528)
    • Rodrigo Sánchez Mercado (12 January 1530 -25 January 1548)
    • Diego Álava Esquivel (7 May 1548 - 21 October 1558, then bishop of Cordoba)
    • Diego de los Cobos Molina (2 August 1559 - 4 September 1560, then bishop of Jaen)
    • Alvaro Hurtado de Mendoza y Sarmiento (4 September 1560 - 11 September 1577, then bishop of Palencia)
    • Sancho Busto de Villegas (5 November 1578 - 19 January 1581)
    • Pedro Fernández Temiño (11 September 1581 - 23 August 1590)
    • Jerónimo Manrique de Lara (5 Apr 1591 - 1 Sep 1595 )
    • Juan Velázquez de las Cuevas, O.P. (29 Apr 1596 - 11 Mar 1598)
    • Lorenzo Asensio Otaduy Avendaño (1 Feb 1599 - 4 Dec 1611)
    • Juan Alvarez de Caldas (14 Apr 1612 - 19 Sep 1615 )
    • Francisco González Zárate (de Gamarra) (30 May 1616 - 13 Dec 1626 )
    • Alfonso López Gallo (5 Jul 1627 - )
    • Francisco Márquez Gaceta (29 Nov 1627 - 8 Nov 1631 )
    • Pedro Cifuentes Loarte (7 Jun 1632 - 19 May 1636 )
    • Diego Arce Reinoso (22 Mar 1638 - 8 Oct 1640 )
    • Juan Vélez de Valdivielso (25 Feb 1641 - 21 Aug 1645)
    • José Argáiz Pérez (4 Dec 1645 - 27 Jul 1654)
    • Bernardo Atayde de Lima Perera (5 Oct 1654 - 17 Feb 1656 )
    • Juan Asensio Barrios, O. de M. (1 Jul 1673 - 17 Jun 1692 )
    • Diego Ventura Fernández de Angulo, O.F.M. ( 1683 - )
    • Gregorio Solórzano Castillo (10 May 1700 - 17 Jul 1703 )
    • Baltasar de la Peña Avilés (17 Dec 1703 - 7 Feb 1705 )
    • Julian Cano y Tovar ( 1714 - )
    • José del Yermo Santibáñez † (20 Mar 1720 - 8 Mar 1728)
    • Pedro Ayala, O.P. (8 Mar 1728 - 23 Jun 1738 )
    • Narciso Queralt (23 Jun 1738 - 12 Jan 1743 )
    • Pedro González García (20 May 1743 - 7 Apr 1758 )
    • Romualdo Velarde Cienfuegos † (2 Oct 1758 - 11 May 1766 )
    • Miguel Fernando Merino † (1 Dec 1766 - 10 Jul 1781 )
    • Antonio Sentmanat y Castellá † (17 Feb 1783 - 22 Jun 1784 )
    • Julián Gascueña Herráiz, O.F.M. † (20 Sep 1784 - 23 Nov 1796 )
    • Francisco Javier Cabrera Velasco † (24 Jul 1797 - 22 Jan 1799 )
    • Rafael Múzquiz Aldunate † (15 Apr 1799 - 20 Jul 1801 )
    • Manuel Gómez Salazar (29 Mar 1802 - 3 Nov 1815 )
    • Rodrigo Antonio de Orellana, O. Praem. (21 Dec 1818 - 29 Jul 1822 )
    • Ramón María Adurriaga Uribe (25 Apr 1824 - 2 Feb 1841 )
    • Manuel López Santisteban (17 Dec 1847 - 30 Apr 1852 )
    • Gregorio Sánchez Rubio, O.S.H. (27 Sep 1852 - 17 Feb 1854 )
    • Juan Alfonso Albuquerque Berión (23 Jun 1854 - 25 Sep 1857 )
    • Fernando Blanco y Lorenzo, O.P. (24 Dec 1857 - 17 Sep 1875)
    • Pedro José Sánchez Carrascosa y Carrión (23 Sep 1875 - 30 Mar 1882 )
    • Ciriaco María Sancha y Hervás (27 Mar 1882 - 10 Apr 1886 )
    • Ramón Fernández Piérola y Lopez de Luzuriaca (17 Mar 1887 - 30 Dec 1889)
    • Juan Muñoz y Herrera (26 Jun 1890 - 2 Dec 1895 )
    • José María Blanco Barón (2 Dec 1895 - 4 Apr 1897 )
    • Joaquín Beltrán y Asensio (24 Mar 1898 - 3 Nov 1917 )
    • Enrique Pla y Deniel (4 Dec 1918 - 28 Jan 1935 )
    • Santos Moro Briz † (21 Jun 1935 - 19 Oct 1968 )
    • Maximino Romero de Lema (19 Oct 1968 - 21 Mar 1973)
    • Felipe Fernández García (22 Oct 1976 - 12 Jun 1991 )
    • Antonio Cañizares Llovera (6 Mar 1992 - 10 Dec 1996)
    • Adolfo González Montes (26 May 1997 - 15 Apr 2002 )
    • Jesús García Burillo (9 Jan 2003 - )

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